Stories about English from May, 2016
"The Curuguaty massacre can be seen as an event orchestrated to feed the trial and the parliamentary coup against Fernando Lugo’s government."
Hindu Religious Leader Tells Child Marriage Critics in Trinidad & Tobago to ‘Mind Your Own Damn Business’
"That’s exactly the sort of idea that, if you let bounce around in your head for a bit, leads to an aneurysm."
One Facebook user called the plan a "Ship of Fools", while another wondered, "An investment has returns. What are the returns on this shit?"
"I think respect for women is vital and it starts with everyday interactions."
Farewell to Holly Betaudier, a Man Who Dedicated His Life to Promoting Trinidad & Tobago's Cultural Diversity
"He created the bridge between successive generations and offered [...] the experiences of many of our early artists who painted the tapestry of life in Trinidad and Tobago!"
Expressing opinions about political life is an increasingly dangerous activity in Mozambique. Yet another academic, José Jaime Macuane, has been kidnapped and shot—but thankfully not killed—in the streets of Maputo.
Việt Nam is still a long way from becoming a safe and friendly country to pets, but changes are happening.
A newspaper in Russia's regions targeted by a defamatory investigative report on a pro-Kremlin television network is hitting back with a warning to its readers.
Only a few days after Internet censors took down most of her clips for foul language, she sold advertising space on her weekly videos for $3.5 million.
"Then they are surprised, when people go to join ISIS."
The mural recognises Bowie's participation in humanitarian efforts during the siege in the Balkan city in the 1990s.
"This kind of thinking is unacceptable."
Conservationists around the world have a reason to smile– a baby was born to a rhino translocated few months ago to Bardia National Park from Chitwan National Park in Nepal.
"Rather than arguing over terminology, it is crucial to initiate a dialogue between the Buddhist majority and Muslim minority and negotiate a lasting solution."
"This reveals a society that is criminal and violent against women, which sees that a woman’s body as made for man's consumption."
A fundraiser springing from the massive public response to the story raised over $4,000 in the space of a single day.
"Let each human being live with proper honour and self respect. #SorrySir"
Earlier this month, the students of University of Sargodha, Lahore Campus, were shocked to receive a bizarre notice from the school's administration: no more hanky panky.
Although the bill is in its early stages, should it become law, all of the RuNet's critical infrastructure would fall under complete control of the Russian state.
Russian censors have blocked dozens of communities on social network VKontakte after an ethically murky media investigation accused these communities of pressuring teenage users to take their own lives.